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Long post alert❗️I am not usually one for fitness and weight type posts because I don’t much like talking about that stuff, but I feel compelled to share.
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A few weeks ago, possibly out of sheer frustration because I’ve been making time for nothing but work the last few month. Or perhaps in my vitamin-D deprived state I thought it sensible to add even more to my load. Whatever the reason, I was fed up! With my health, weight, stress levels...and I started exercising! Like real, proper “in it to win it” exertion! So what’s your point Jaqi? Well tonight for the second time this week (and in my life as I remember) I thought I was going to actually die (dramatic pause) I pushed myself so hard. I actually cried a little on the treadmill, and I swear that several fitness instructors started hovering nearby. I am sure one even had a first aid kit discreetly placed at a nearby water station, all the while eyeing me like this could turn out to be the most exciting day at virgin active this year! Longest 30 minutes of my life, during which time I contemplated “letting go” at least twice in the hopes of being carried off on a stretcher because honestly that’s the only excuse my husband (and self-appointed coach) would accept for me missing the second portion of our team event. But I alas I lived and after a half-hearted high 5, hubby cheerily dragged me off the weights section for the second installment of this drama. I’d would bore you with those details too, but I blacked out and only vaguely came to  in the car on the way home.
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But then my epiphany came! Perhaps brought on by the muscle relaxer taken 20 minutes go, but let’s not nitpick. The realization that I’ve felt better in the past few weeks, than I have in ages! I can’t remember a time when some part of me wasn’t stiff, but I feel great! Clear, optimistic, stronger, proud! And even though I am such a long way from my goals for myself image, my work-life balance, I’m feeling really comfortable in my own skin. My take-away? If you don’t like where you are, do something about it. Just start and see where it goes. You might cry on life’s treadmill, or you survive and realise you are crushing it! 😘
Long post alert❗️I am not usually one for fitness and weight type posts because I don’t much like talking about that stuff, but I feel compelled to share. . A few weeks ago, possibly out of sheer frustration because I’ve been making time for nothing but work the last few month. Or perhaps in my vitamin-D deprived state I thought it sensible to add even more to my load. Whatever the reason, I was fed up! With my health, weight, stress levels...and I started exercising! Like real, proper “in it to win it” exertion! So what’s your point Jaqi? Well tonight for the second time this week (and in my life as I remember) I thought I was going to actually die (dramatic pause) I pushed myself so hard. I actually cried a little on the treadmill, and I swear that several fitness instructors started hovering nearby. I am sure one even had a first aid kit discreetly placed at a nearby water station, all the while eyeing me like this could turn out to be the most exciting day at virgin active this year! Longest 30 minutes of my life, during which time I contemplated “letting go” at least twice in the hopes of being carried off on a stretcher because honestly that’s the only excuse my husband (and self-appointed coach) would accept for me missing the second portion of our team event. But I alas I lived and after a half-hearted high 5, hubby cheerily dragged me off the weights section for the second installment of this drama. I’d would bore you with those details too, but I blacked out and only vaguely came to in the car on the way home. . But then my epiphany came! Perhaps brought on by the muscle relaxer taken 20 minutes go, but let’s not nitpick. The realization that I’ve felt better in the past few weeks, than I have in ages! I can’t remember a time when some part of me wasn’t stiff, but I feel great! Clear, optimistic, stronger, proud! And even though I am such a long way from my goals for myself image, my work-life balance, I’m feeling really comfortable in my own skin. My take-away? If you don’t like where you are, do something about it. Just start and see where it goes. You might cry on life’s treadmill, or you survive and realise you are crushing it! 😘
Unwined || Because we know that gluten free isn’t just for what we put in our mouths, but it certainly helps when GF products are great quality too. I’m a long-time fan of @haskhair, partly because for some time they were the only brand on local shelves that ticked all my boxes; 💓Gluten free 💓Paraben free 💓Sulfate Free 💓No artificial colours 💓Alcohol free 💓Cruelty free 💓Vegan products in the range
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YOWZA!! 🙅🏼‍♀️ How’s that for a win?! But then my consistent scouring of pharmacy and supermarket isles paid off when I discovered wine (yes 🍷) inspired deep conditioners!! Hello! Two of my favorite things - wine and pampering rolled in to one. .
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These little guys smell sooo divine and definitely do their job, leaving my hair soft and with a pleasant light fragrance. I am definitely heading back for more! 💆🏼‍♀️
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After a bit of online research I discovered that there are a few other products in the unWINEd range, but thus far I’ve only found the two single-serving deep conditioners. I will definitely be on the hunt for more! Watch this space for more updates! .
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#hair #hairlove #hairlover #hairflair #hairgoals #pamper #toiletries #loveyourhair #hairmask #hairrepair #haircolour #hask #haskhair #haskhairproducts #haskhairsa #clicks #clickspharmacy #glutenfree 
#crueltyfree #crueltyfreebeauty #vegan #veganbeauty #instahair #hairtrends
Unwined || Because we know that gluten free isn’t just for what we put in our mouths, but it certainly helps when GF products are great quality too. I’m a long-time fan of @haskhair, partly because for some time they were the only brand on local shelves that ticked all my boxes; 💓Gluten free 💓Paraben free 💓Sulfate Free 💓No artificial colours 💓Alcohol free 💓Cruelty free 💓Vegan products in the range . . . YOWZA!! 🙅🏼‍♀️ How’s that for a win?! But then my consistent scouring of pharmacy and supermarket isles paid off when I discovered wine (yes 🍷) inspired deep conditioners!! Hello! Two of my favorite things - wine and pampering rolled in to one. . . . These little guys smell sooo divine and definitely do their job, leaving my hair soft and with a pleasant light fragrance. I am definitely heading back for more! 💆🏼‍♀️ . . . After a bit of online research I discovered that there are a few other products in the unWINEd range, but thus far I’ve only found the two single-serving deep conditioners. I will definitely be on the hunt for more! Watch this space for more updates! . . . . #hair  #hairlove  #hairlover  #hairflair  #hairgoals  #pamper  #toiletries  #loveyourhair  #hairmask  #hairrepair  #haircolour  #hask  #haskhair  #haskhairproducts  #haskhairsa  #clicks  #clickspharmacy  #glutenfree  #crueltyfree  #crueltyfreebeauty  #vegan  #veganbeauty  #instahair  #hairtrends 
Timeouts || For most that probably means the space that toddlers occasionally find themselves for a variety of reasons, and lets face it, sometimes adults need it too. But that is not THIS timeout. This is the one we often neglect. The time set aside to switch off from technology, commitments, obligations and just take a breath. Listen to music or read a book, even take a nap or go for a stroll. We know it’s important and it recharges the batteries, but we seldom make time for a timeout for ourselves. This weekend I decided to take few minutes to do just that - to sit outside, enjoy the great weather we’re having and catch up on some reading that I’ve been neglecting. Short-lived as it may have been, it felt darn good and gave me just the timeout I needed to fully recharge my battery. The weekends are becoming busier as the weather warms up, and in a few weeks I’m looking forward to the @pink_polo_sa with my favorite person in the world @pierre_pressure 🐎💕
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Do you take time for timeouts? What’s your way of recharging?
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#timeout #weekend #weekendfeels #Sunday #spring #relax #unwind #brilmynou #mybril #hellobril #geel #yellow #polo #winelands #localislekker #glasses #instacapetown #capetown #capetownlife #capetownetc
Timeouts || For most that probably means the space that toddlers occasionally find themselves for a variety of reasons, and lets face it, sometimes adults need it too. But that is not THIS timeout. This is the one we often neglect. The time set aside to switch off from technology, commitments, obligations and just take a breath. Listen to music or read a book, even take a nap or go for a stroll. We know it’s important and it recharges the batteries, but we seldom make time for a timeout for ourselves. This weekend I decided to take few minutes to do just that - to sit outside, enjoy the great weather we’re having and catch up on some reading that I’ve been neglecting. Short-lived as it may have been, it felt darn good and gave me just the timeout I needed to fully recharge my battery. The weekends are becoming busier as the weather warms up, and in a few weeks I’m looking forward to the @pink_polo_sa with my favorite person in the world @pierre_pressure 🐎💕 . . . Do you take time for timeouts? What’s your way of recharging? . . . . . . #timeout  #weekend  #weekendfeels  #Sunday  #spring  #relax  #unwind  #brilmynou  #mybril  #hellobril  #geel  #yellow  #polo  #winelands  #localislekker  #glasses  #instacapetown  #capetown  #capetownlife  #capetownetc 
I recently connected with a group of dynamic mommy bloggers on Instagram. Very much out of my normal circle, but I’m convinced it’s fate given the journey that I’m on as an adoption-mom-in-waiting. And while we wait for our little bundle to find his or her way to our family, I am learning so much about womanhood as a mom. These women are all worth a follow! .
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#Repost @capetownmomchristina with @get_repost
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R25000 HAMPER GIVEAWAY || This is a giveaway you don’t want to miss!
Swipe to see all the goods. Here is what you will win:
•	FOR THE KITCHEN: Chocolates (@zangchocolate), Cookbook (@sophialindopcooks), Kombucha (@culturelab_kombucha), Superfood Mix (@naturesnutritionsa)
•	FOR BABA: Play Tent (@mytinyteepee), Lunchboxes (@mycrunchbox), the “Story of You” bespoke baby book (@stellarizeyourlife)
•	FOR YOUR SKIN: A multitude of skincare goodies (@skincreamery, @purebeginnings, & @heygorgeoussa)
•	FOR MAMA: Golden bracelets (@toragrace) & a leather clutch (@valensleather)
•	FOR FUN: a R1000 cake (@sweet.lionheart)
•	AND SO MUCH MORE - R16,000 worth of Vouchers: Massage & hair treatment (@1sixtyhairandbeauty), family health consult (@aliyasvibrantlife), life coaching session (@caitlyndebeer), kids décor (@declan.and.leah), workout programme (@flourishingfitmoms), workshop by (@mkonoevents), family holiday (@theriverstonehouse), a family photoshoot (@simplylifephotographs), a home floristry workshop (@butterflytreeflowers), & a style consult (@kittycatdreamin)
To enter, simply follow these easy steps:
1. Like this post and follow @capetownmomchristina
2. Tag a friend in the comments (1 tag = 1 entry)
3. Go to @christie_miless and follow the same steps on this image on their feed.
➡Once you get back HERE you would have completed the loop and your entry will be valid
➡EXTRA ENTRY: 
Share this post to your story and tag #momblogssupportlocal
➡EXTRA EXTRA ENTRY: Follow all the brands tagged above.
T’s and C’s: Items can be re-gifted but not traded for money. This competition is in no way sponsored or endorsed by Instagram, it runs for three weeks ending 30 October 2018 Winner is chosen at random and announced 31 October 2018. Open to SA residents only.
I recently connected with a group of dynamic mommy bloggers on Instagram. Very much out of my normal circle, but I’m convinced it’s fate given the journey that I’m on as an adoption-mom-in-waiting. And while we wait for our little bundle to find his or her way to our family, I am learning so much about womanhood as a mom. These women are all worth a follow! . . . #Repost  @capetownmomchristina with @get_repost ・・・ R25000 HAMPER GIVEAWAY || This is a giveaway you don’t want to miss! Swipe to see all the goods. Here is what you will win: • FOR THE KITCHEN: Chocolates (@zangchocolate), Cookbook (@sophialindopcooks), Kombucha (@culturelab_kombucha), Superfood Mix (@naturesnutritionsa) • FOR BABA: Play Tent (@mytinyteepee), Lunchboxes (@mycrunchbox), the “Story of You” bespoke baby book (@stellarizeyourlife) • FOR YOUR SKIN: A multitude of skincare goodies (@skincreamery, @purebeginnings, & @heygorgeoussa) • FOR MAMA: Golden bracelets (@toragrace) & a leather clutch (@valensleather) • FOR FUN: a R1000 cake (@sweet.lionheart) • AND SO MUCH MORE - R16,000 worth of Vouchers: Massage & hair treatment (@1sixtyhairandbeauty), family health consult (@aliyasvibrantlife), life coaching session (@caitlyndebeer), kids décor (@declan.and.leah), workout programme (@flourishingfitmoms), workshop by (@mkonoevents), family holiday (@theriverstonehouse), a family photoshoot (@simplylifephotographs), a home floristry workshop (@butterflytreeflowers), & a style consult (@kittycatdreamin) To enter, simply follow these easy steps: 1. Like this post and follow @capetownmomchristina 2. Tag a friend in the comments (1 tag = 1 entry) 3. Go to @christie_miless and follow the same steps on this image on their feed. ➡Once you get back HERE you would have completed the loop and your entry will be valid ➡EXTRA ENTRY: Share this post to your story and tag #momblogssupportlocal  ➡EXTRA EXTRA ENTRY: Follow all the brands tagged above. T’s and C’s: Items can be re-gifted but not traded for money. This competition is in no way sponsored or endorsed by Instagram, it runs for three weeks ending 30 October 2018 Winner is chosen at random and announced 31 October 2018. Open to SA residents only.
After a week away from home, travelling, meetings, conferences and networking it is so good to be home! Now I am focusing on getting back in to my routine. I am actually not one who likes to be prescribed to...at all, and sometimes (okay more than just sometimes) kick against routine, I find I really need it to be productive. Truth be told, as I get older I also appreciate the sense of calm and purpose that comes with a solid routine. But boy is it hard for me to settle back in once I’ve been on the other side for a few days. 🙈 Today will be dedicated to catching up and setting myself up for the week ahead. .
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Do you function better when you plan ahead, or do you prefer to wing it?
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Sent via @planoly #planoly #work #workhardplayhard #hustle #workspace #workaholics #workandtravel #worktravel #letsdothis #productive #workinggirl #bosslady #womenpower #girlsruletheworld #thefutureisfemale #womenwhohustle #girlonthego #jaqionthego
After a week away from home, travelling, meetings, conferences and networking it is so good to be home! Now I am focusing on getting back in to my routine. I am actually not one who likes to be prescribed to...at all, and sometimes (okay more than just sometimes) kick against routine, I find I really need it to be productive. Truth be told, as I get older I also appreciate the sense of calm and purpose that comes with a solid routine. But boy is it hard for me to settle back in once I’ve been on the other side for a few days. 🙈 Today will be dedicated to catching up and setting myself up for the week ahead. . . Do you function better when you plan ahead, or do you prefer to wing it? . . . . . . . . . Sent via @planoly #planoly  #work  #workhardplayhard  #hustle  #workspace  #workaholics  #workandtravel  #worktravel  #letsdothis  #productive  #workinggirl  #bosslady  #womenpower  #girlsruletheworld  #thefutureisfemale  #womenwhohustle  #girlonthego  #jaqionthego 
Bubbly about Babel || It’s no secret I love food, and one of my absolute favourite restaurants is Babel at Babylonstoren. Today was particularly special because we had dear friends visiting from out of town and got to take them for a Babel experience! Needless to say the menu and service did not disappoint.
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I’ve long ago read up all I could find about the fa, architecture and design as well as the food philosophy, but what I love most is the way it makes me feel! I believe with all my heart you cannot spend a day at @babylonstoren without walking away happier. A walk in the gardens, a delicious meal with loved ones and few bottles of wine and olive oil to take home. Fresh food and fun memories is what makes a day at Babylonstoren a best day. If you want a truly Cape Town wine farm experience this is where you will find it and fall in love with the Cape Winelands.
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#lunch #food #foodie #winefarm #wine #capetown #capetownsouthafrica #capetownfoodie #delicious #eat #capewinelands #babylonstoren #babel #instafood #ilovefoodiesct #igfood #southafrica #capetownetc
Bubbly about Babel || It’s no secret I love food, and one of my absolute favourite restaurants is Babel at Babylonstoren. Today was particularly special because we had dear friends visiting from out of town and got to take them for a Babel experience! Needless to say the menu and service did not disappoint. . . I’ve long ago read up all I could find about the fa, architecture and design as well as the food philosophy, but what I love most is the way it makes me feel! I believe with all my heart you cannot spend a day at @babylonstoren without walking away happier. A walk in the gardens, a delicious meal with loved ones and few bottles of wine and olive oil to take home. Fresh food and fun memories is what makes a day at Babylonstoren a best day. If you want a truly Cape Town wine farm experience this is where you will find it and fall in love with the Cape Winelands. . . #lunch  #food  #foodie  #winefarm  #wine  #capetown  #capetownsouthafrica  #capetownfoodie  #delicious  #eat  #capewinelands  #babylonstoren  #babel  #instafood  #ilovefoodiesct  #igfood  #southafrica  #capetownetc 
Snack attack! || If you’re like me and trying to be healthy, but the inevitable curveballs of daily routine sometimes (okay often) make it difficult to stick to meal-times or pre-prep your good....well then like me, you probably fall back on old knowns or sacrifice nutrition for convenient on the go portions. So how does one overcome these inevitable obstacles? Snaaaacks!!! Ye, I said it; snacks are your friend, not your enemy. Not all snacks mind you, and that’s why a stockpile simple carefully selected snacks can be your little nutritional lifesavers in a pinch. @wholesomeharvestearth Chia Bars are the perfect solution to my snack emergencies.
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These little bars are packed with VitaFiber, a low calorie sweetener (the same used in Quest Bars). It’s a soluble super syrup that’s low calorie (just 4 calories per g). It can also be used as a sugar replacement and for baking. Price-wise these little bad boys compare very well to other super snack bars. Click on the pic for stockists.
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🌱Made with chia seeds, oats & coconut 🌱Gluten-free, GMO-free, MSG-free
🌱Vegan-friendly source of protein
High in antioxidants, calcium & magnesium
🌱Added fibre to stimulate digestion
🌱Great source of omega-3 fatty acids
🌱Zero artificial flavours, colours or preservatives
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I keep a little stock pile for snack emergencies (which is usually about twice a week) on the go! Do you ever rely on healthy (or any) snacks to get you through a busy day?
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#wholesomeearth #snacks #snackbar #proteinbar #food #healthysnacks #healthyfood #onthego #glutenfree #vegan #vitafibre #omega3 #coconut #berries #coffee #jaqionthego
Snack attack! || If you’re like me and trying to be healthy, but the inevitable curveballs of daily routine sometimes (okay often) make it difficult to stick to meal-times or pre-prep your good....well then like me, you probably fall back on old knowns or sacrifice nutrition for convenient on the go portions. So how does one overcome these inevitable obstacles? Snaaaacks!!! Ye, I said it; snacks are your friend, not your enemy. Not all snacks mind you, and that’s why a stockpile simple carefully selected snacks can be your little nutritional lifesavers in a pinch. @wholesomeharvestearth Chia Bars are the perfect solution to my snack emergencies. . . These little bars are packed with VitaFiber, a low calorie sweetener (the same used in Quest Bars). It’s a soluble super syrup that’s low calorie (just 4 calories per g). It can also be used as a sugar replacement and for baking. Price-wise these little bad boys compare very well to other super snack bars. Click on the pic for stockists. . . 🌱Made with chia seeds, oats & coconut 🌱Gluten-free, GMO-free, MSG-free 🌱Vegan-friendly source of protein High in antioxidants, calcium & magnesium 🌱Added fibre to stimulate digestion 🌱Great source of omega-3 fatty acids 🌱Zero artificial flavours, colours or preservatives . . I keep a little stock pile for snack emergencies (which is usually about twice a week) on the go! Do you ever rely on healthy (or any) snacks to get you through a busy day? . . #wholesomeearth  #snacks  #snackbar  #proteinbar  #food  #healthysnacks  #healthyfood  #onthego  #glutenfree  #vegan  #vitafibre  #omega3  #coconut  #berries  #coffee  #jaqionthego 
Girls just wanna have fun || Last night I had the most wonderful time playing dress up for a black tie event with @anria_kotze from @barefootclementine. The Bokeh International Lifestyle and Fashion Film Festival gala dinner was stunning mixture of fashion, film and food. I don’t often get the chance to go super glam, so this black tie evening was magical. .
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Am I the only one who thinks that playing dress up once in a while is fantastic?
#bokehfff #fashion #film #southafrica #dressup #blacktie #bokehfashionfilmfestival #nightout #girlsnight #filmfestival2018 #capetown #capetowntalent #youngdesigners
Girls just wanna have fun || Last night I had the most wonderful time playing dress up for a black tie event with @anria_kotze from @barefootclementine. The Bokeh International Lifestyle and Fashion Film Festival gala dinner was stunning mixture of fashion, film and food. I don’t often get the chance to go super glam, so this black tie evening was magical. . . Am I the only one who thinks that playing dress up once in a while is fantastic? #bokehfff  #fashion  #film  #southafrica  #dressup  #blacktie  #bokehfashionfilmfestival  #nightout  #girlsnight  #filmfestival2018  #capetown  #capetowntalent  #youngdesigners 
Cloud Bread || Gluten free, grain free, low carb aaand delicious. Yes please!
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Each individual bun or “slice” is baked separately. Just out of the oven you can expect a soufflé-like appearance, but after a while it will become more bread-like in texture.
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Cloud Bread is very low in carbs while also being high in protein,which makes it the ideal “bread” for anyone who is trying to make healthier choices, on a diet, wanting a gluten-free bread option, or just looking for something different! .
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For the recipe and tips on making the perfect cloud bread follow the link in my bio! ☝🏼
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#food #goodfood #glutenfree #bread #cloudbread #lowcarb #healthy #healthyfood #eatwell #cooking #eatingin #welovecooking #recipes #healthyrecipies #ilovefoodiesct #instaeatssouthafrica #foodblog #jaqionthego
Cloud Bread || Gluten free, grain free, low carb aaand delicious. Yes please! . . . Each individual bun or “slice” is baked separately. Just out of the oven you can expect a soufflé-like appearance, but after a while it will become more bread-like in texture. . . . Cloud Bread is very low in carbs while also being high in protein,which makes it the ideal “bread” for anyone who is trying to make healthier choices, on a diet, wanting a gluten-free bread option, or just looking for something different! . . . For the recipe and tips on making the perfect cloud bread follow the link in my bio! ☝🏼 . . . #food  #goodfood  #glutenfree  #bread  #cloudbread  #lowcarb  #healthy  #healthyfood  #eatwell  #cooking  #eatingin  #welovecooking  #recipes  #healthyrecipies  #ilovefoodiesct  #instaeatssouthafrica  #foodblog  #jaqionthego 
Krazy for Kauai || I am an unashamed @kauaisa groupie because they truly make it easy with healthy tasty meals on the go, and plenty of gluten free options! For me the #mexibowl is a fave and making it gluten free is as easy as holding on the tortilla chips, but there are plenty of other options, including vegetarian! .
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Swipe for more on the Kauai gluten free hacks for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Guilt free food on the go! Remember to bring your own smoothy or coffee cup and refuse the straw 🥤☕️🥗🍲
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Do you have a favourite grab-and-go lunch spot? .
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#kauai #takeout #takeoutfood #lunchideas #dinnerideas #breakfastideas #onthego #jaqionthego #food #foodie #capetownfoodie #instaeatscapetown #glutenfree #eat #eatclean #healthyfood #healthylifestyle #ilovefoodiesct
Krazy for Kauai || I am an unashamed @kauaisa groupie because they truly make it easy with healthy tasty meals on the go, and plenty of gluten free options! For me the #mexibowl  is a fave and making it gluten free is as easy as holding on the tortilla chips, but there are plenty of other options, including vegetarian! . . Swipe for more on the Kauai gluten free hacks for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Guilt free food on the go! Remember to bring your own smoothy or coffee cup and refuse the straw 🥤☕️🥗🍲 . . Do you have a favourite grab-and-go lunch spot? . . #kauai  #takeout  #takeoutfood  #lunchideas  #dinnerideas  #breakfastideas  #onthego  #jaqionthego  #food  #foodie  #capetownfoodie  #instaeatscapetown  #glutenfree  #eat  #eatclean  #healthyfood  #healthylifestyle  #ilovefoodiesct 
Skincare re-born || I sort of stumbled on these bad boys when I found myself in a foreign country and, true to my nature, having managed to forget critical elements of my toiletry bag I found myself at the hotel spa reception begging for salvation. And it came in the form of @esseprobioticskincare
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I have been wanting to try the Esse for a while and now that I have I am converted! For more details read my blog post (link in my bio).
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What is you favourite go to product? 
#skin #skincare #beauty #beautyproducts #esse #prebiotic #probiotic #vegan #antianimalcruelty #petaapproved #gorgeous #southafrican #loveyourskin
Skincare re-born || I sort of stumbled on these bad boys when I found myself in a foreign country and, true to my nature, having managed to forget critical elements of my toiletry bag I found myself at the hotel spa reception begging for salvation. And it came in the form of @esseprobioticskincare . I have been wanting to try the Esse for a while and now that I have I am converted! For more details read my blog post (link in my bio). . What is you favourite go to product? #skin  #skincare  #beauty  #beautyproducts  #esse  #prebiotic  #probiotic  #vegan  #antianimalcruelty  #petaapproved  #gorgeous  #southafrican  #loveyourskin 
The warm up || After a crazy few weeks that impacted on my health I am making my way back to more balanced meals. .
While there are still a few cold days left, Spring is definitely here and I am already finding it easier to make better choices with the help of fresh and raw fruit and veggies, and less “wintery” foods. I am a sucker for comfort food,especially in the colder weather and it catches up with my body and health quickly if I am not careful. .
I love food and we really enjoy eating out so I must admit that maintaining a purely healthy eating routine is difficult for me, but I do try to balance out convenience and adventure with healthier choices and my body and mindset is grateful for it! Now I am enjoying the seasonal fruit and adding more interesting salads to my daily routine. I find it definitely makes eating on the go more convenient too!
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Do you also find that the weather / season impacts your eating habits, or is it just me who feels like summer eating is lighter and easier? .
Sent via @planoly #food #fresh #freshfruit #raw #healthy #health #goodhealth #healthjourney #fruit #vegetables #fit #fitfood #spring #springtime #springtime #goodfood #foodporn #foodie #stockphoto #planoly
The warm up || After a crazy few weeks that impacted on my health I am making my way back to more balanced meals. . While there are still a few cold days left, Spring is definitely here and I am already finding it easier to make better choices with the help of fresh and raw fruit and veggies, and less “wintery” foods. I am a sucker for comfort food,especially in the colder weather and it catches up with my body and health quickly if I am not careful. . I love food and we really enjoy eating out so I must admit that maintaining a purely healthy eating routine is difficult for me, but I do try to balance out convenience and adventure with healthier choices and my body and mindset is grateful for it! Now I am enjoying the seasonal fruit and adding more interesting salads to my daily routine. I find it definitely makes eating on the go more convenient too! . Do you also find that the weather / season impacts your eating habits, or is it just me who feels like summer eating is lighter and easier? . Sent via @planoly #food  #fresh  #freshfruit  #raw  #healthy  #health  #goodhealth  #healthjourney  #fruit  #vegetables  #fit  #fitfood  #spring  #springtime  #springtime  #goodfood  #foodporn  #foodie  #stockphoto  #planoly 
Easy does it! || Eggs on bread is possibly the simplest and easiest tasty breakfast option about. Add a fresh favorite topping like salmon and lemon, or tomato and basil if you please, and you have the makings of a sexy, simple start to the day! 🥚🍳 .
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Side note: I try not to eat too much bread, even if it’s gluten-free, so I keep mine in the freezer and toast it back to life as needed! .
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I’m not a huge egg-purist, and quite honestly prefer it in cake (any baked good really), but I find I’m more open to getting my egg on if it’s teamed up with other flavour companions!.
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Do you have any foodie tips or secrets to add pizazz to your egg dishes?

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Easy does it! || Eggs on bread is possibly the simplest and easiest tasty breakfast option about. Add a fresh favorite topping like salmon and lemon, or tomato and basil if you please, and you have the makings of a sexy, simple start to the day! 🥚🍳 . . . Side note: I try not to eat too much bread, even if it’s gluten-free, so I keep mine in the freezer and toast it back to life as needed! . . . I’m not a huge egg-purist, and quite honestly prefer it in cake (any baked good really), but I find I’m more open to getting my egg on if it’s teamed up with other flavour companions!. . . . Do you have any foodie tips or secrets to add pizazz to your egg dishes? #eggs  #glutenfree  #breakfast  #foodie  #planoly 
Super excited to be at the 1st birthday event for @futurefemales. Attending these workshops and being part of this community has been so inspiring and given me the confidence to pursue my entrepreneurial dreams! Happy birthday @futurefemales here’s to many more!! 🥂
Super excited to be at the 1st birthday event for @futurefemales. Attending these workshops and being part of this community has been so inspiring and given me the confidence to pursue my entrepreneurial dreams! Happy birthday @futurefemales here’s to many more!! 🥂
Within the deep crevices of a sun and sea worn face, echos the laughter of a man who knows that life is lived in the rooms of simple pleasure. ~JVV
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